Academic Lectures and Discussions

White Makes Case for Gay Marriage

White Makes Case for Gay Marriage

April 22, 2004

Last Friday evening's (April 16) presentation at Harvard Divinity School by the Rev. Dr. Mel White, the former dean of the largest gay and lesbian church in the world (the Dallas Cathedral of Hope), was billed as a lecture on "Religion, Homosexuality and Marriage: Why We Can't Wait." But it was really a rallying cry.

Other or Together? Conference Explores Place of Islam in the American Consciousness

Other or Together? Conference Explores Place of Islam in the American Consciousness

March 29, 2004

The United States' general response to the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001, and its invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq have left many Muslims feeling besieged. In the United States, they protest that the Patriot Act and other regulations target them unfairly, and lament the withering of political gains that took decades to secure. Abroad, many Muslims fear that the War on Terror is actually a war on Islam, a new Crusade intended to extend Judeo-Christian power over the holy lands.... Read more about Other or Together? Conference Explores Place of Islam in the American Consciousness

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